Home-based cognitive monitoring using embedded measures of verbal fluency in a computer word game

@article{Jimison2008HomebasedCM,
  title={Home-based cognitive monitoring using embedded measures of verbal fluency in a computer word game},
  author={Holly Br{\"u}gge Jimison and Misha Pavel and Thai Le},
  journal={2008 30th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society},
  year={2008},
  pages={3312-3315}
}
Verbal fluency is a standard neuropsychological test that measures the ease with which a person can produce words. It is commonly used in the diagnosis and characterization of cognitive disorders. In this paper, we describe a method for measuring a proxy for verbal fluency from embedded metrics within a computer word game. We evaluated our ability to monitor verbal fluency metrics over a period of one year in 30 elderly subjects by analyzing their computer game play. We found good… CONTINUE READING
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